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Nantucket cable collection, 1882-1901.

Author: Joseph B Macy; Daniel Round
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Chiefly correspondence of Joseph B. Macy and Daniel Round, of Nantucket, Mass., relating to their lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C., to obtain U.S. government appropriations for the construction of a cable (laid in 1885) establishing communications by telegraph between Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Woods Hole, Mass.; and materials regarding the laying of land lines in Nantucket in 1886 and the unequal use of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: William Babcock Hazen; Eastman Johnson; Robert Thompson Davis; Abram S Hewitt; George Howland Folger; Robert Thompson Davis; George Howland Folger; William Babcock Hazen; Abram S Hewitt; Eastman Johnson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph B Macy; Daniel Round
OCLC Number: 28413256
Notes: In part, handwritten copies of
Description: 2.5 in.

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Chiefly correspondence of Joseph B. Macy and Daniel Round, of Nantucket, Mass., relating to their lobbying efforts in Washington, D.C., to obtain U.S. government appropriations for the construction of a cable (laid in 1885) establishing communications by telegraph between Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Woods Hole, Mass.; and materials regarding the laying of land lines in Nantucket in 1886 and the unequal use of the cable by Western Union. Correspondents include George H. Folger, General W.B. Hazen, chief of U.S. Army Signal Corps, Eastman Johnson, and U.S. representatives R.T. Davis and Abram S. Hewitt.

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